The combined scorecards from a number of activist groups shows the Utah Legislature shifted toward the political center during the 2013 session [Tribune].
Lobbyist and gun advocate Clark Aposhian is arrested in a dispute with a Cottonwood Heights couple. Bonus: the incident involves a 2.5 ton military surplus truck [Tribune, Deseret News, KSL].
A Utah company seemingly endorsed by former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is fined $110,000 by the state for illegal business activities [Tribune].
Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love says she’s “disappointed” by the allegations against Attorney General John Swallow, but she won’t go so far to say he should step down [Deseret News, KSL].
Former President George W. Bush speaks in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, but his speech is closed to the media and general public [Tribune].
Deseret Industries is cutting the hours of workers to avoid a provision in ObamaCare that would require the LDS Church-owned business to provide health coverage for employees [Tribune].
Philanthropist Beverly Taylor Sorensen passes away at the age of 89 [Tribune, Deseret News].
Former U.S. Senate candidate Cherilyn Eagar plans to take her fight against Common Core educational standards to the legislature [Daily Herald].
The number of alcohol-related fatalities in Utah dropped in 2012 [Tribune].
West Valley City Councilman Don Christensen announces his bid for Mayor of that city [Tribune, Deseret News].